Calcium Gluconate (Canada)

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Calcium Gluconate

This treatment applies to the following species:
Manufacturer: Rafter 8

Calcium Gluconate 23% Injection

DIN 02248867

VETERINARY USE ONLY

STERILE

Active Ingredient

Calcium borogluconate 23% (w/v) (equivalent to 19.14 mg/mL calcium)

INDICATION: As an aid in the treatment of hypocalcemic conditions, such as milk fever, in cattle, horses, sheep, swine, dogs and cats.

Directions For Use

Administer by intravenous or intraperitoneal injection using proper aseptic techniques. Use intravenously in horses. Warm solution to body temperature prior to use, and inject slowly. Intravenous administration is recommended for treatment of acute conditions.

DOSAGES: (adult animals):

Cattle and Horses

250-500 mL

Sheep and Swine

50-125 mL

Dogs and Cats

10-50 mL

Dosage may be repeated after several hours if required, or as recommended by your veterinarian.

Calcium Gluconate Caution

Consult your veterinarian for re-evaluation of diagnosis and therapeutic plan if there is no improvement in 24 hours. Use cautiously in patients receiving digitalis glycosides, or with cardiac or renal disease. This product contains no preservative. Discard unused portion.

Storage

Store at 15-30°C. Keep from freezing.

RAFTER 8 PRODUCTS, 87 Skyline Crescent N.E., Calgary, Alberta T2K 5X2

Net

 

500 ml

600003 Iss 1-04

NAC No.: 1219009.2

RAFTER 8 PRODUCTS
87 SKYLINE CRESCENT N.E., CALGARY, AB, T2K 5X2
Telephone:   403-291-3640
Order Desk:   800-461-8615
Fax:   403-250-2703
Website:   www.rafter8.ca
Email:   orders@rafter8.ca
Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the Calcium Gluconate information published above. However, it remains the responsibility of the readers to familiarize themselves with the product information contained on the Canadian product label or package insert.

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